The following is a summation of Council actions at Monday’s 2 p.m. Full Council meeting.
8 Councilmembers present, Councilmember Tom Rasmussen excused.
1. Council Bill 117815 (PDF Version) PASS (8 – 0)
Authorizing the Human Services Department to enter into a contract with a non-profit organization to provide outreach, engagement, case management, shelter, housing and other services to immediately move the campers at the encampment at 7116 W Marginal Way SW to appropriate shelter, housing and services; appropriating $500,000 for such purpose; declaring an emergency; and ratifying and confirming prior acts; all with a three-fourths vote of the City Council.
PUBLIC SAFETY, CIVIL RIGHTS, AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE:
3. Clerk File 312998 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (8 – 0)
Appointment and Oath of Office of Lewis Pierce Murphy as Director of the Office of Professional Accountability to a term from July 1, 2013 to July 1, 2016.
HOUSING, HUMAN SERVICES, HEALTH, AND CULTURE COMMITTEE:
HELD UNTIL JULY 22ND
Relating to land use and zoning, creating a new Section 23.42.058 and amending Sections 23.50.012, 23.84A.012, 23. 84A.018, and 23.84A.025 of the Seattle Municipal Code to establish locational restrictions on the production, processing, selling, or delivery of marijuana, to modify the definition of food processing, and to modify existing allowances for agricultural uses in certain industrial areas.
SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC CAMPAIGN FINANCE:
5. Council Bill 117814 (PDF Version) PASS (8 – 0)
Relating to public financing of political campaigns; providing for the submission to voters of the City, at an election to be held on November 5, 2013, of a proposition to lift the limit on regular property taxes under Chapter 84.55 R CW and authorize the City to levy additional property taxes for up to six years for the purposes of establishing a public matching funds program for financing City Council election campaigns when certain qualifying conditions are met by candidates, and limiting campaign expenditures on City election campaigns of those who voluntarily enter the Public Campaign Financing Program; establishing a campaign matching fund account in the City Treasury; amending Subchapter V of chapter 2.04 the Seattle Municipal Code and adding new sections to chapter 2.04; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
GOVERNMENT PERFORMANCE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE:
6. Council Bill 117810 (PDF Version) PASS (8 – 0)
Relating to City employment commonly referred to as the First Quarter 2013 Employment Ordinance; designating posit ions as exempt from Civil Service status, amending Seattle Municipal Code Section 4.13.010, authorizing the Mayor to exe cute a Memorandum of Agreement between the City of Seattle and the Public Service and Industrial Employees Local 1239, and ratifying and confirming prior acts; all by a 2/3 vote of the City Council.
7. Council Bill 117811 (PDF Version) PASS (8 – 0)
Relating to City employment; amending Seattle Municipal Code Section 4.20.370 to reconcile it with planned changes to the public transit subsidy benefit offered to City employees; authorizing the execution of a Memorandum of Understanding between the City and certain City labor unions to amend collective bargaining agreements to reflect the benefit provided in Seattle Municipal Code Section 4.20.370; and ratifying and confirming prior acts.
8. Resolution 31457 (PDF Version) ADOPTED (8 – 0)
Reappointing one member to the Seattle-King County Taxicab Advisory Commission to advise and make recommendations on taxicab regulations to the City of Seattle and King County.
PARKS AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE:
9. Council Bill 117801 (PDF Version) PASS (8 – 0)
Relating to the Washington Park Arboretum; approving the execution of a mitigation agreement among the Washington State Department of Transportation, the University of Washington, and the Washington Park Arboretum Foundation for impacts to the Arboretum from the State’s SR 520 Project; authorizing the Mayor or his designees to execute, deliver, and perform corresponding agreements; amending Ordinance 124058, which adopted the 2013 Budget, including the 2013-2018 Capital Improvement Program (CIP); creating a new fund; adding a new project; creating a new Capital Improvement Program Budget Control Level and creating a new appropriation for the implementation of the Arboretum Mitigation Plan; and ratifying and confirming prior acts; all by a three- fourths vote of the City Council.
10. Council Bill 117802 (PDF Version) PASS (8 – 0)
Relating to Freeway Park; authorizing an agreement between the City of Seattle and First Hill/Eighth Avenue LLC concerning connecting a private development to the Pigott Corridor portion of Freeway Park; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.